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How to prevent ntpd to listen on 0.0.0.0:123?

ntpd listens on numerous interfaces by default, I only want it to listen on 127.0.0.1:123 since I only want the localhost to sync the time. How to do that, I tried by editing /etc/default/ntp on ...
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Why does ntpd listen on so many ports/addresses?

I’ve noticed this for a while, and it’s never made any sense to me: Why does ntpd need to listen on so many addresses? For example, a Debian machine: $ netstat Proto Local Address Foreign Address ...
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How to override the ntp information sent by dhcp in debian?

I have a server in a network receiving all its network information from DHCP. The problem is that the ntp-server being sent is not set to UTC. I want to use the configuration for ntp found in ...
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NTP standard configuration in Debian Squeeze misunderstood

The NTP standard configuration in Debian Squeeze is the following (with comments removed): driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift statistics loopstats peerstats clockstats filegen loopstats file loopstats ...